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The COVID-19 pandemic: practical advice for those involved in healthcare litigation

United Kingdom - March 23 2020 Following the Government’s advice to avoid all non-essential travel and social contact in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19, the…

Drawing adverse inferences from absent witnesses

United Kingdom - August 16 2018 The court has reaffirmed that the absence of a witness does not necessarily lead to an adverse inference.

Sub-contracting clinical activities may not avoid liability

United Kingdom - July 23 2018 NHS trusts sub-contracting clinical services to third party providers, whether private organisations or NHS bodies themselves must be aware that doing…

Robert McGough.

Judging junior doctors

United Kingdom - December 15 2017 The recent Court of Appeal decision in FB -v- Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust [2017] reviewed the standard of care the law ought to apply to…